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Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition Co-Curated by Melis Agabigum

February 21, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Melis Agabigum (BFA ‘13) is the co-curator of Mistaken for Strangers, a group exhibition on view at the Ann Arbor Art Center’s 117 Gallery through February 28. A group show by the midwest-based contemporary jewelry collective 6X, the…

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Jeffrey Kurland: New Paintings at Art of Our Century

February 20, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

New paintings by Stamps alumnus Jeffrey Kurland (BFA, ’73) were featured at Art of Our Century gallery January 16 — February 16 in Greenwich Village, New York.Kurland embraces spontaneity and intuition – innovating technically, building…

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Michelina Risbeck Deconstructs Masculinity Through Devonix

February 19, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Michelina Risbeck (BFA ’16) recently received the 2019 Otherwise Fellowship Award as her drag persona Devonix. Devonix was also voted Top Five Best Drag King Drag Newcomer for Flame Magazine 2020 and had a Performer Spotlight…

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Titus Heagins: Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South

February 18, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Work by Stamps alum Titus Heagins (MFA ’02) is featured in Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, on view January 30 — April 26 at the Hunter Museum in Chattanoga, Tennessee. The exhibition was created by the Halsey Institute…

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Mayela Rodriguez: Recipient of We Women Photo Grant

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ‘19) has been awarded a We Women Photo grant for her proposed project “MI Voz”. The We Women Photo grant is framed as “an opportunity to shape a national conversation about problems, solutions, and how to find common…

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Stephanie Rowden: Radio Campfire at UMMA

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Stephanie Rowden and Juliet Hinely (MFA ‘14) will host a curated listening event on February 22 at UMMA inspired by the exhibition Cullen Washington, Jr.: The Public Square.Set to backdrop of the exhibit of…

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Leslie Sobel: Two-Person Show in Munster, Indiana

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Leslie Sobel (BFA 1983) is featured in Earthforms: Michalski & Sobel, on view at South Shore Arts - Atrium Gallery in Munster, IN from January 8-March 8, 2020.Jane Michalski and Leslie Sobel are two artists who explore their…

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Takeshi Yamada Exhibits at Wreath Interpretations

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Takeshi Yamada (MFA 1987) recently exhibited a colorful sculpture as part of the annual Wreath Interpretations exhibition hosted by the Arsenal Gallery in Manhattan. Yamada has presented his work as part of this exhibition in…

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Peter Guren Retires Beloved Comic Strip After Four Decades

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Peter Guren (BSDes 1974), best known as the creator and artist behind the popular Ask Shagg comic strip, decided to retire the strip earlier this month. Although he initially attended Northwestern University, Guren transferred…

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Sara Harwin to Participate in PWLF 2020

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Sara Harwin (BFA 1969) will participate in the 2020 Portland Winter Lights Festival (PWLF) with a window installation at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) and a lunchtime talk about her work on…

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